NGAUS Washington Report (March 11, 2014)  Recommendations from the NGAUS Futures Committee on how to use funds freed up by paying off the mortgage on the association's headquarters were approved by the board Saturday. They will be brought up at the 136th General Conference and Exhibition in August... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report (Feb. 4, 2014) NGAUS has awarded 10 states with cash prizes for their efforts in increasing paid membership during the past year. The program was announced one year ago by retired Maj. Gen. Gus Hargett, the NGAUS president, as an incentive for states to boost membership. "... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report   (Jan. 28, 2014) The committee that will decide how NGAUS moves ahead without the burden of a monthly mortgage payment met for the first time Monday at the National Guard Memorial, the NGAUS headquarters in Washington, D.C.   The Futures Committee appointed by Maj.... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report (Dec. 10, 2013) Now that NGAUS has paid off the mortgage for its headquarters in Washington, D.C., the association has set up a committee to help determine the best way ahead given the association's new, stronger financial position.   Members of the Futures Committee were... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report (Nov. 5, 2013) NGAUS will hold its 17th Annual Industry Day Dec. 10 at the National Guard Memorial in Washington, D.C. Online registration is now open here. Glenn Ross, NGAUS deputy director, industry liaison, expects the event to attract more than 250 attendees, ranging... Read more
The Defense Health Agency has released the following information for TRICARE beneficiaries who are wondering how they will be affected by the Affordable Care Act: The Affordable Care Act, also known as the health care law, was created to expand access to affordable health care coverage, lower... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report (Oct. 8, 2013) NGAUS members take seriously the partial shutdown of the federal government. They responded to two Legislative Alerts with more than 9,000 responses. An alert one week ago asked the Defense Department to exempt certain Guard employees from furloughs caused by... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report (Sept. 3, 2013) Karen Cagle, a 13-year member of the Alabama National Guard, joins the NGAUS staff today as principal deputy director of membership, marketing and development. Cagle, who is a second lieutenant, spent the past year as executive officer for the director of... Read more
“Senate Republicans and senior White House officials have quietly begun talks about the kind of sweeping fiscal legislation needed to lessen or void sequestration, raising hopes of a deal from miniscule to slight.”  This was a recent lead in a Defense News story discussing the potential for... Read more
Aside from the National Guard voice NGAUS brings to Capitol Hill, members also enjoy a variety of benefits that include everything from insurance and other life enhancing programs to various discounts and privileges with a variety of NGAUS business partners. Insurance Publications Scholarships... Read more